Luisia zeylanica Lindl.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Luisia burmanica Lindl.; Luisia indica Khuraijam & R.K.Roy; Luisia truncata Blatt. & McCann
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Luisia zeylanica Lindl.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Open Tropical moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare epiphytic herb. Often on hills from 1000-1400m on trees.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district, Mysuru district
    • Maharashtra : Nashik district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Namakkal district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar, China, Java, Malaya, Philippine Islands, Thailand, New Caledonia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka
    • B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
    • O.A. Kumar & M. Venkaiah (2015). Vascular plant diversity in the sacred grove of Modapalli in Viskhapatnam District of Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(10): 7683-7690.
    • H J, Chowdhery, et al. Materials for Flora of Arunachal Pradesh. Volume 3, Botanical Survey of India, 2009. Pg.: 119
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Luisia zeylanica. Downloaded on 20 May 2024.

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